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2nd April, 09:00 - 18:00

Pre course homework is compulsory, email will be sent out after you have booked the course.

Classroom time with Willoughby Matthews is 0900-1630 (7.5 hours) including coffee and lunch break.

Written paper and Oral Exam is with Mike Acton 1645-1800

RYA website / course information.......

A course and exam for anyone who owns a fixed or handheld marine VHF radio. A radio is an important piece of safety equipment on board and it is vital to understand the correct procedures.

The Short Range Certificate is the minimum qualification required by law to control the operation of VHF and VHF Digital Selective Calling (DSC) equipment on any British flagged vessel voluntarily fitted with a radio either fixed or hand held.


This course is based either online or in the classroom with the exam taking place in the classroom.

Both the classroom course and the online course are available through our training centres. Contact a training centre or visit their website to find more details.

The exam

SRC exams consist of a written theory exam and assessment in the practical use of marine VHF radios The exam fee is payable to the RYA.

Most candidates are required to complete an RYA SRC course prior to taking the exam, therefore the majority of exams take place at the end of the course. The RYA training centre will give you details of the time and location for your exam when you book your course. .


1 x space £71.00

£11.00 – RYA publication
£60.00 – Exam fee to RYA

Last updated 11:38pm on 30 June 2022

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